Pssst, want to check out Elle in our new look?
See all comments
I still don't know how to feel about this movie. Verhoeven takes one of the most, if not THE most, controversial topics of 2016 and manages to absolutely avoid taking any political or moral positions. I don't know if that is brave or cowardly.
It is neither a feminist movie nor a conservative movie. It's more of a nihilist satire.
Everyone's talking about the sexual politics of the film but I just want to play the robot dog spartacus video game.
Verhoeven is back. His satirical irony applied to the sensitive topic of rape might sounds troubling, but Verhoeven manages to make a perfect dark satire about morale. Isabelle Huppert is a perfect femme fatale.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!
In 4 official lists
View all lists this movie is in
This movie ranks #32 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
This movie ranks #41 in A.V. Club's The Best Movies of the 2010s
This movie ranks #43 in César Award - Best French Film
This movie ranks #205 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films